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Senior Accountant

Date: Jun 5, 2022

Location: Wilmington, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Senior Accountant within our Accounting team to help support our business.  Over the last 45 years, PHC has built a reputation as a world-class hydraulic cylinder manufacturer through our superior quality control and innovation. PHC is a leading supplier of hydraulic cylinders for material handling, construction, agriculture, and transportation markets.  If you join our team, your work will ensure customers across the world have high-quality products they can use to keep their businesses running.


As a Senior Accountant you will have the opportunity to self-manage in order to meet all company requirements.  This role is for a self-starter who enjoys digging into the details, creating process improvements, and has ambitions to grow in the accounting organization.   


So, what will you be doing as a Senior Accountant?

  • Assisting in Month End Close and other GL Accounting activities
  • Preparing quarterly and monthly internal reporting and related financial analysis
  • Developing, modifying, and updating financial models
  • Maintain relevant controls and address internal and external audit requirements
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and report requirements as needed
  • Contribute to establishing and maintaining a positive team spirit through supportive and constructive attitude
  • Collaborates with warranty department to issue credits to customers
  • Coordinates with, and prepares reports for Controller, CFO and senior leaders
  • Ensures compliance with internal controls procedures


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Post-secondary degree from an accredited University in Accounting, Finance, Business or related
  • Minimum of 3-5+ years of accounting experience
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of accounting concepts and US GAAP
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • PowerQuery, PowerBI, Access, SSRS, SQL, Python - knowledge in one or more of these, or another equivalent
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel capabilities
  • ERP experience
  • Ability to reconcile accounting inaccuracies or imbalances
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work and multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Proactive, self-educating, process improvement mindset
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to breakdown complex accounting issues and present outcomes to diverse audiences
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly skilled in math, accounting, and financial processes


Things we consider a plus

  • Professional designation (CMA, CPA) preferred
  • Hyperion HFM, SmartView or OneStream experience
  • Ability to build and run SQL statements
  • Infor Visual ERP experience
  • Ability to research and troubleshoot software issues.
  • Naturally curious


Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for!  Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team.  Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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